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Asakusa Tanuki Dori 12/12. Finally, Daikoku Tanuki, like his model Daikokuten from the Seven Gos of Good Fortune sees that all your business ventures are met with success. #Asakusa, #tanuki, March 6, 2014 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

Asakusa Tanuki Dori Finally, Daikoku Tanuki, like his model Daikokuten from the Seven Gos of Good Fortune sees that all your business ventures are met with success. March 2014 © Grigoris A.

Asakusa Tanuki Dori 7/12. Daishi Tanuki will take care of your road safety -whichever mean you use to travel. #Asakusa, #tanuki, March 6, 2014 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

Asakusa Tanuki Dori Daishi Tanuki will take care of your road safety -whichever mean you use to travel. March 2014 © Grigoris A.

Asakusa Tanuki Dori 4/12. Fudo Tanuki (after Buddhist deity Fudo Myou) offers family safety and protection against fire. #Asakusa, #tanuki, March 6, 2014 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

Asakusa Tanuki Dori Fudo Tanuki (after Buddhist deity Fudo Myou) offers family safety and protection against fire. March 2014 © Grigoris A.

Asakusa Tanuki Dori 5/12. Aijou Tanuki promises to help tie a love knot. #Asakusa, #tanuki, March 6, 2014 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

Asakusa Tanuki Dori Aijou Tanuki promises to help tie a love knot. March 2014 © Grigoris A.

Asakusa Sanja Matsuri parade 6/17 And of course a delegation of real Asakusa…

Asakusa Sanja Matsuri parade And of course a delegation of real Asakusa geisha Taken on May © Grigoris A.

Golden Dragons over the City, Symbol of the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo Asakusa, Japan|浅草寺の祭り

You can read more detailed stuff about Culture Day (November on Greecejapan ; here there’s just a photo of the golden dragon, symbol.

There was a time when Asakusa was filled with kissaten (tea-houses) and cafés; many have closed but there are still several scattered around like "Bunshichi" (https://twitter.com/asakusa_bunshic) on the second floor of an otherwise nondescript building on a side street off Orange Dori. #Asakusa, #café, #Orange, #kissaten 1/5 March 13, 2016 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

There was a time when Asakusa was filled with kissaten (tea-houses) and cafés; many have closed but there are still several scattered around like "Bunshichi" (https://twitter.com/asakusa_bunshic) on the second floor of an otherwise nondescript building on a side street off Orange Dori. #Asakusa, #café, #Orange, #kissaten 1/5 March 13, 2016 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

In the rare occasions the Asakusa Jinja warehouse is open it looks something like this. Taken on April 12, 2014. © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

On the rare occasions the Asakusa Jinja warehouse is open it looks something like this. Taken on April © Grigoris A.

Older Asakusans are more faithful to the old ways -in spirit as well as in attire! (In Kaminarimon Dori/Street) #Asakusa, #Kaminarimon October 3, 2014 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

Older Asakusans are more faithful to the old ways -in spirit as well as in attire! (In Kaminarimon Dori/Street) October 2014 © Grigoris A.

Forty years is not long for an Asakusa shop but "Asadori" (http://asa-kusa.jp/asadori/index.html) on the western (i.e. left) backstreet of Nakamise Dori is on its way to become a classic serving various skewers (aka "kuhsiyaki") and kamameshi, rice with various toppings cooked in an iron pot on the customer's table. #Asakusa, #Asadori, #kamameshi, #kushiyaki April 30, 2015 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

Forty years is not long for an Asakusa shop but "Asadori" (http://asa-kusa.jp/asadori/index.html) on the western (i.e. left) backstreet of Nakamise Dori is on its way to become a classic serving various skewers (aka "kuhsiyaki") and kamameshi, rice with various toppings cooked in an iron pot on the customer's table. #Asakusa, #Asadori, #kamameshi, #kushiyaki April 30, 2015 © Grigoris A. Miliaresis

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